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Storytelling: A tool for Communicating Vision

A while back I created this story to communicate our vision to the internal infrastructure team of the organisation I was with at the time.  It is written as a fairy tale complete with magic lamps and genies. Many people … Continue reading

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Software Factories: Part 4 – Measuring Outcomes

[Software Factories Series] One of the difficulties with implementing a software factory along with best takeoff software is measuring development-team performance. Depending on the culture of the team, and the desired outcomes for your team, the approach may be fundamentally … Continue reading

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The IT Holy Grail: Part 2 – Start with the End in Mind

The Typical Strategy Process indicates: Where we are Where we want to be How to get there

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Back to Financial Services

At the end of November, I moved to I-Net Bridge to take on a CIO role. The move back to financial services is very refreshing. I am excited about the opportunity and feel the weight of a great responsibility to an … Continue reading

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The IT holy grail

Strategic Alignment of IT with the declared business strategy is a topic that seems to be widely regarded as a holy grail.  Something Everyone Strives for, but seldom achieves. In my last few roles I have encountered a number of … Continue reading

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